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CTA Launches 'Train Tracker'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

For all the benefits of "L" travel over Chicago's buses -- speed, convenience, the ability to buy a fare card at the same place you get on -- the trai...

Bill Moyers on Faith and Reason (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

In Bill Moyers on Faith & Reason, a PBS documentary series released Nov. 9 on DVD, journalist Bill Moyers asks, "In a world where religion is poison to some and salvation to others, how do we live together?"

NAME THAT TRAIN: Corporate Sponsorships Coming To CTA

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

As the Chicago Transit Authority struggles to deal with shrinking revenues, executives are coming up with creative ways to make money--which is why ou...

Saveur's 25 Greatest Meals Ever

Saveur | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food
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Ilan Stavans' Magnum Opus: After 13 Years, The Norton Anthology of Latino Literature Is Here

Joshua Kors | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Joshua Kors

I make my books for elite audiences, mainstream audiences, families in the barrio. That's not a contradiction. It's a full life.

No Charges For California Officer Who Kicked Suspect

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles County prosecutors have decided no charges will be filed against a suburban police officer who kicked a surrendering s...

CTA Union Prepares For Layoffs

Chicago Public Radio | Tony Arnold | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The head of the union representing many Chicago Transit Authority workers says his members are bracing for layoffs....

CTA Shakeup: Board Chair Carole Brown, Vice Chair Susan Leonis Resign

Chicago Sun-Times | FRAN SPIELMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CTA Board Chairwoman Carole Brown and her co-hort, Vice Chair Susan Leonis, resigned today, creating a leadership vacuum at the chronically-troubled m...

Public Transit Agency Employees Lose Free Private Car Perk

Chicago Sun-Times | MARY WISNIEWSKI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Looking to cut costs at a time the mass-transit agency is strapped for cash, CTA President Richard Rodriguez says he'll take away employees' free take...

CTA Surveys Customers ... Badly

Mike Doyle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Mike Doyle

Maybe CTA President Richard Rodriguez should spend less time driving to work and more time attending to the system that 1.5 million riders a day depend on to get around Chicago.

CTA Funding Cut By $35 Million: 'Everything Is On The Table'

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The Chicago Transit Authority will have to make do with $35 million less this year after the Regional Transportation Authority board cut the operating...

Richard Rodriguez Appointed CTA Chief, Rosemarie Andolino Named Aviation Czar By Daley

Chicago Sun-Times | Fran Spielman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

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Richard Rodriguez: City Aviation Chief Reportedly Becoming CTA Head

Crain's Chicago Business | Greg Hinz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Inside sources report that Chicago Aviation Commissioner Richard Rodriguez has emerged as the leading candidate to succeed Ron Huberman as president o...

Manicures And Vegan Food: Coming Soon To Chicago's Airports?

Chicago Tribune | Jon Hilkevitch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Richard Rodriguez would like hungry passengers to have more choices of ethnic foods to buy while traveling through Chicago's airports. As the city's ...